King County Regional Program Manager Location:
Exempt Reports To:
Regional Director Position Summary:
The Regional Program Manager works with staff and volunteers to facilitate the development and delivery of primarily volunteer-delivered outcome based programming throughout the region, with a focus on girls in grades 4-8 and diverse communities.Essential Functions: Primary
- In conjunction with Regional Director and input from regional volunteers, facilitates program offerings in areas throughout the region.
- Develops an annual plan for development and delivery of Regional Programs.
- Responsible for all aspects of managing regional girl programming.
- Develops regional strategies for council initiated programs.
- In conjunction with Regional Director, acts a liaison with the community and identifies and manages projects to engage local partners.
- Compiles and communicates information on program-related information among Service Units (SUs) within the region so SUs can effectively collaborate and serve more girls. Information will include but is not limited to local resources, facilities, mission-aligned partners, community events, and volunteer corps.
- Utilize available communication tools and medias, which effectively markets the many Girl Scout programs to members and external communities.
- Assists with other GSWW programming and volunteer recruitment, management and re-engagement as necessary.
- Participates as requested on GSWW inter-departmental teams.
- Performs other duties as assigned and approved by supervisor.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and work experience.
- Minimum two years’ experience successfully managing or supporting volunteers in direct or indirect program delivery.
- Demonstrated commitment to support and enhance the diversity and cultural and global awareness of girls and staff.
- Demonstrated skill in designing and implementing programming and supporting volunteers in urban and rural multi-cultural communities.
- Bilingual/bicultural in languages and/or cultures with significant presence in Western Washington strongly preferred
- Knowledge of youth development and age progression concepts strongly preferred.
- Strong interpersonal and customer service skills to ensure effective interactions with individuals at all levels and backgrounds across a wide geographic area.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Operational knowledge of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and the National Program Portfolio helpful but not required.
- Demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize deadlines, work independently, take initiative and maintain confidentiality.
- Proficiency using Microsoft Office products, social media, and the ability and willingness to learn new technologies.
- Availability to work varied hours including some nights and weekends as necessary.
- Valid Washington State driver’s license, vehicle in working condition, proof of insurance or the ability to fulfill timely travel requirements across widespread regional geography or ability to conduct timely travel throughout western Washington without car ownership .
- Maintain membership in Girl Scouts of the United States of America
- Satisfactory results from criminal background search